Shane Jones

  1.  Shane Jones speaks of being at a dinner with the Prime Minister and others and Condoleezza Rice the USA Secretary of State. Within 8 hours he picked up a hitchhiker who had just been released from prison… If there was ever an incident within a short period of time that made me feel humble as a Māori parliamentarian and a junior Minister, that was it—to go from that level of power and influence, and still to have the confidence to relate to one of my own rangatahi on the other side of the tracks, so to speak.  here.
  2. When you have got mortgages and seven kids … shivers, you’ll do anything to survive. Māori and Parliament. Diverse Strategies and Compromises.
  3. Leadership isn’t a question of nobility. Pg 202 Graham Latimer a biography.